Flood Safety Tips and Resources
Flooding is a coast to coast threat to the United States and its territories nearly every day of the year. This page is designed to teach you how to stay safe in a flood event. If you know what to do before , during , and after a flood you can increase your chances of survival. For instance, it is vital to know what to do if you are driving and hit a flooded road . Here you will find an interactive flood map , information describing the different types of flooding , educational material , and resources on how the National Weather Service keeps you aware of potentially dangerous flooding situations through alerts and warnings . If you, or someone you know, have been a victim of a flood, please share your story so we can prevent others from becoming a victim. When you write, please note that NWS has permission to use your story and, if possible, let us know the town and state you were in and the year the event took place.